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Michigan 11th Highest Unemployment In U.S.

Michigan along with four other states recorded seasonally adjusted unemployment rates of 6.3 percent in January, meaning they all tied for the 11th highest rate in the nation among the 50 states. According to figures released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Alaska, New Jersey, Connecticut and Oregon all had …

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Tourism Up Despite Poor Weather

Despite unusually cold, wet weather, Michigan’s tourism industry experienced steady growth in 2014. And thanks largely to an improving economy, that momentum should continue this year. Michigan State University researchers Sarah Nicholls and Dan McCole presented their annual report on the state of the industry Monday at the Pure Michigan …

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State Tourism Attractions Now On Google Maps

State officials say a new partnership between Google and Pure Michigan will make Michigan’s most iconic destinations accessible to people all around the world on Google Maps. Using Google Trekker technology, attractions such as Mackinac Island, Sleeping Bear Dunes and Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore – not previously accessible on Google …

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